Category Archives: book arts

Friday Night Flicks: Spirit of Place

Today’s flick looks at books by three artists —Karen Stahlecker, Margaret Prentice, and John Risseeuw— all of whom use handmade paper in their work.     If you are interested in making things with paper (handmade or otherwise), you might … Continue reading

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Moving Right Along

I finished the colouring on all nine Mixed Messages III prints this week. Here they are stacked (on the left) in the map case next to Mixed Messages I.

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Friday Night Flicks: Piano Lessons

Tonight’s flick is from Jac Batey of Damp Flat Books. This short film shows the working methods from concept through to completion of the artist’s book Piano Lessons. The concertina book is satirical in tone showing increasingly frustrated hands attempting … Continue reading

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Mixed Messages I Completed

The Mixed Messages I series of hand-coloured prints is now complete. The print shown immediately below is 5/9, so they are slightly out of order. (Print 6/9 was shown at the end of last Sunday’s post.) I have been posting … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Book of Hours

There are so many videos of artists’ books available, I thought I would just keep this theme going for another month. Today’s flick features Book of Hours, a collaborative work by Julie Chen and Keri Miki-Lani Schroeder. This long-distance collaboration, … Continue reading

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Mixed Messages I

I spent much of last week working on my print series Mixed Messages I. There will be nine prints in the edition, each hand coloured. This is the base print with no colour added.

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Friday Night Flicks: Deep Time

Today’s flick features an artist’s book by Radha Pandy. The ‘book’ itself is a series of dyed single sheets with papercuts and drawn topographic maps.     Perhaps you will spend some time this weekend thinking about erosion, sedimentation, and … Continue reading

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Print Run

I set aside the geometry series I was working on; I need to think about it more, and have moved on to another print series. It will be an edition of nine, with each print coloured differently using a combination … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: City Sidewalks

Late Again! Today’s flick features “two artist’s books that use maps to document movement of an artist over time. Works featured include “La Acera” by Steven Daiber and “Call a Wrecking Ball to Make a Window” by Shana Agid.”   … Continue reading

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… and another new flexagon.

Last week I posted a new flexagon/fidget toy I invented after Paula Beardell Kreig inspired me to play with little squares of paper. I came up with a second design, which is the subject of this week’s post.

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